Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center/Sanctuary provides a permanent home in natural habitat for chimpanzee victims of the bushmeat, pet and international zoo trades. Founded in 1999 and occupying 225 acres in Cameroon’s Mbargue Forest, the sanctuary is currently home to 76 chimpanzees ranging in age from two to over 50 years. Visit Website.
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Interested in Volunteering?
Volunteers help with the day-to-day operations: working with the French-speaking Cameroonian staff, helping with feeding and caring for chimpanzees, washing fruit, cleaning cages, maintaining the fence and facilities, overseeing use of project equipment, painting, provisioning and other manual tasks.